Due to regional tastes and architectural styles, not all homes have roof gutters. However, for most homes and commercial buildings, the need to channel rainwater from the roof to the ground, requires the use of a gutter system.
There are many types and styles of roof gutters available to homeowners. The first distinction would be sectional or seamless.
Sectional aluminum or vinyl gutters can be purchased in a hardware store and hung by a handy do-it-yourselfer. While the most affordable option, sectional gutters are also the least efficient option. Gluing the sections together and hanging them at the right pitch to flow toward downspouts is difficult. Also the sections are prone to leaking at the joined areas.
Seamless aluminum gutters do not have problems with joined areas, however, they must be cut to length and hung by professional installers.
It is also important to note that ordinary seamless gutters are open to the elements.
They naturally collect leaves, acorns, twigs and debris which can become clogged in sagging areas and near downspouts; Clogs can cause water damage to your home and foundation; and clogs attract unwanted pests, insects, and mold.
The solution is to get a LeafGuard seamless gutter system. Its patented design includes a built-in hood that deflects debris from clogging gutters, eliminating damage to your roof, siding, foundation, and discouraging pest infestations.